Created At

Apr 25, 2022

Last Update

Sep 23, 2022

Platforms

HC 3 Lite, Yubii Home, HC 3

Views

2427

Download

158

Type Quick App

Release notes

v1.1

  • Issue with RTS devices not responding to the open and my command fixed.

Preface

This Quick App reads the Somfy devices from the TaHoma switch box and creates child devices with the com.fibaro.rollerShutter device type. This allows you to control the devices in almost the same way the Roller Shutter 3 Z-wave module does.

The Quick App supports the following device types:

Device
Tested
Roller shutter
Yes
Exterior screen
Yes
Screen
No
Awning
Yes
Pergola
No
Garage door
No
Window
No
Venetian blind
Yes
Exterior venetian blind
No

Commands

The standard open, close and level commands are supported. Automatically the Favorite Position button is mapped to the My button on the Somfy system.

Device status

Most Somfy devices are not capable of reporting their status. Devices that use the IO protocol are capable but at the moment this is not implemented in this Quick App. You need to be aware of this when creating scenes with the HC3. Maybe I will implement this in the future, but I can’t say when.

Quick installation

Prerequisites

Before you can integrate your Somfy devices into the Home Center 3 (HC3) you must meet the following prerequisites:

  1. A TaHoma switch,
  2. Your Somfy devices needs to be configured and connected to the TaHoma switch via the TaHoma app,
  3. This Somfy TaHoma Quick App installed on your HC3.

Quick App installation

  1. Start your favorite browser and open your Home Center 3 dashboard by typing the correct URL for your HC3,
  2. Go to Settings and Devices,
  3. Click the blue + icon to add a new device,
  4. In the Add Device dialog click on Other Device,
  5. Choose Upload File and upload the .fqa file your can download below.
  6. Additionally you can change the icon of the Quick App with the attached icon.

Quick App configuration

  1. Go to Settings and Devices,
  2. Expand the imported Tahoma Switch device,
  3. Select the Variables tab,
  4. Fill in the userid and userPassword fields with the credentials you use to login the TaHoma app on your phone or tablet.
  5. If you press the blue Save button the Quick App will be initialised, reads all devices from the TaHoma box and automatically creates child devices in your HC3.

Disclaimer

This Quick App has been written in such a way that it respects the Somfy API guidelines. Your use of the Somfy TaHoma switch Quick App is solely at your own risk. If your public IP address is blocked by the Somfy API servers, that is your own responsibility. If Somfy changes or stops offering the API that this Quick App uses, I will not be responsible for the failure of automations made with this Quick App.

Support

The Somfy API may change in the future and I cannot provide any support or advice of any kind when you use my Quick App. I made this Quick App in my spare time as a hobby and am publishing the Quick App for others to enjoy the integration in their smart homes too.

Full documentation

You can read the full documentation of the Somfy TaHoma Switch Quick App at:
https://docs.joepverhaeg.nl/somfy/

 

11 Comments,  Want to add comment please login
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I fixed the issues, thank you for helping me debug Peter Dubravsky!

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Also stop button seems to be working, so when being deployed (motor is moving), pressing the pause/stop button stops the movement.

24990b11c2e1aed05a748f3cd3e2731b

I am HC3, version 5.113.60. I have Somfy RTS awning. I put lot of hopes into this plugin, but unfortunately it is not working. Installation of the Quick App => OK Installation of child device (I have just one RTS awning) => OK, the QA definitely connected to my Tahoma Switch and the device appeared in device list. However I can only deploy the awning. I cannot retract, nor set MY position. I can see somewhat actions being called, but no awning action, just one button makes the awning to deploy. Moving the slider does nothing. It is a pitty, bacause it is probably due to Somfy slightly changed the API or new version of HC3 firmware destroyed this app or so. It would be a nice app. however, looking at comments and ratings of other various plugins, the Fibaro marketplace seems to be bit useless even for solid PC users, unless one is a coder being able to fix and debug lua script of the QA.

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Does anyone knows if it will work with the HC2?

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Thanks Jeop! After installing I only see my skylight windows and unfortunately not the curtains which is also controlled by the Tahoma switch. Any ideas? best regards Torben